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NGO Jobs in Kenya – APDK

The Association for the Physically Disabled Persons of Kenya (APDK) is a local NGO providing comprehensive rehabilitation services with the aim of,

“Empowering physically challenged persons to overcome their physically limitations and empower them economically and socially to become self reliant and fully integrated members of their communities.”

Vacancy: Nairobi Branch Orthopaedic Technologist

The APDK Nairobi Branch seeks to employ a self-motivated Nairobi Branch Orthopaedic Technologist to supervise and manager orthopaedic services offered in the orthopaedic workshop situated in Nairobi.

Duties include but are not limited to:

·                     To lead the orthopaedic services department programs to realise its goals and objectives.
·                     Take responsibility over the day-to-day running of orthopaedic services workshop.
·                     Organize, direct, motivate, and coordinate orthopaedic workshop department services and staff.
·                     Control the acquisition of resources including requisition of raw material, manpower structuring and job allocation.
·                     Ensure good customer care and quality service provision to all clients in a timely manner.
·                     Maintain accurate customer and client records.
·                     Submit regular reports to management as required.

Qualifications:
·                     A WFOT recognized Diploma in Orthopaedic technology from a recognized institution.
·                     Over 2 years management experience in orthopaedic service provision supervising at least four staff in an orthopedic workshop set up.
·                     A good working knowledge of technological advances in the area or orthopedics.
·                     Knowledge of labor laws and safety practices in a workshop set up.
·                     Knowledge of computer packages especially excel spread sheets will be an added advantage.
·                     Persons with physical challenges are encouraged to apply.


Vacancy: Occupational Therapist

2 Posts

We wish to recruit an Occupational Therapist to support rehabilitation services in the Nairobi.

Duties and Responsibilities
·                     Carrying out Occupational therapy and rehabilitative activities to patients.
·                     Training patients in various Occupational therapy methods and use of Occupational Therapy appliances.
·                     Preparing Work plans and budgets for Occupational Therapy activities and submit them to the management;
·                     Maintaining Client records and preparation of departmental activity reports.
·                     Marketing the Services of the Facility to would be clients and other partners.  

Qualifications

Possess a Diploma in occupational therapy from a WFOT recognized Institution.
·                     Must be registered and licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.
·                     Should possess not less than one year working experience in a busy institution offering occupation therapy services.
·                     Pleasant personality with a Positive attitude attractive to Children.
·                     Strong willingness and commitment to work with persons with Disabilities.  
·                     Persons living with Physical Disabilities are encouraged to apply


Email applications will not be accepted, Canvasing will lead to automatic Disqualification.

Only Hard Copy Applications will be accepted.

The application should include a CV with three professional references, Copies of academic Certificates and Transcripts, Current and expected remuneration.

Applications with missing academic certificates or transcripts will be automatically disqualified.

The closing date to accept applications will be 28th July 2014.

State the title of the Position you are applying for on the face of the envelope.

The Recruitment Committee
APDK – Nairobi Branch
Box 46747, 00100 Nairobi


Waiyaki Way, Opp. ABC Place.

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